Association of the circulating levels of the urokinase system of plasminogen activation with the presence of prostate cancer and invasion, progression, and metastasis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Receptors, Cell Surface
  • Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator

abstract

  • Elevation of plasma uPA and uPAR levels in CaP patients seems to be partly caused by local release from the prostate. Plasma levels of uPA and uPAR are associated with features of biologically aggressive CaP, disease progression after radical prostatectomy, and metastasis.

publication date

  • February 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.2006.05.6853

PubMed ID

  • 17264329

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 349

end page

  • 55

volume

  • 25

number

  • 4